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Explosion reported at Granville plant

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
A top of some type of tank was apparently blown off at CertainTeed facility.

A top of some type of tank was apparently blown off at CertainTeed facility. (WTVD Photo)

A loud explosion was reported Tuesday morning at a CertainTeed facility just outside Oxford.

No injuries were reported.

Pictures from Chopper 11 showed that the top of a vertical tank or silo was blown off by the force of the blast.

An investigation was underway.

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